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Princeton's WordNet

  1. archivesnoun

    collection of records especially about an institution

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Archivesnoun

    without a singular. The places where records or ancient writings are kept. It is perhaps sometimes used for the writings themselves.

    Etymology: archiva, Lat.

    Though we think our words vanish with the breath that utters them, yet they become records in God’s court, and are laid up in his archives, as witnesses either for or against us. Government of the Tongue, § 1.

    I shall now only look a little into the Mosaick archives, to observe what they furnish us with upon this subject. John Woodward.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Archives

    of Archive


  1. Archives

    Archives is a compilation album by Darkest Hour, released on October 3, 2006 through A-F Records. The disc includes tracks from the band's first two independent EPs, 1996's The Misanthrope and 1999's The Prophecy Fulfilled. The audio for this release was re-mastered from the original master tapes. Unlike the band's more recent material, the following early work of Darkest Hour is much more hardcore orientated metalcore.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Archives

    ärk′īvz, n. the place in which government records are kept: (pl.) public records—also figuratively in both senses.—adj. Arch′ival, pertaining to, or contained in, archives or records.—n. Arch′ivist, a keeper of archives or records. [Fr.—Gr. archeion, magisterial residence—archē, government.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Archives in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Archives in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Archives in a Sentence

  1. Chairman Grassley:

    He's met with dozens of senators who have nothing but positive things to say, at this current pace, we have plenty of time to review the rest of emails and other records that we will receive from President Bush and the National Archives. It's time for the American people to hear directly from Judge Kavanaugh at his public hearing.

  2. Mrs. Ruthellen Josselson:

    I understand that universities, archives and historical societies are rushing to collect and curate the personal accounts of how ordinary people are experiencing this growing public health crisis. but what I can see from the early submissions are plotless descriptions of emotions, fear, sadness, anger and restlessness as well as moments of joy and hope.

  3. Howard Hochhauser:

    These records are also deeply personal for me, because of Arolsen Archives and the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, I was able to unlock a story about my own grandmothers experiences as a Holocaust survivor in Germany.

  4. Sebastian Stopper:

    Access to the archives is getting worse and worse, it's just politically desired for now not to shed light on crimes of the Russian state in the 20th century.

  5. Emily Sneff:

    I was just looking for copies of the Declaration of Independence in British archives.

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